7 steps patients should follow to reduce, manage chronic disease
Conditions such as hypertension and type 2 diabetes are not inevitable. Learn about “life’s simple seven” steps patients should take to prevent chronic disease.
5 changes your patients can make to improve BP control
High blood pressure can lead to more serious health conditions. Here are five changes your patients can make to improve their blood pressure.
Patient Support & Advocacy
10 women in medicine who advocate for underserved populations
Find out how these AMA members are working to improve access to high-quality care for patients.
Accelerating Change in Medical Education
How tomorrow’s doctors can unleash population health’s power
The AMA offers new training to help medical students, residents and doctors learn about the potential change-maker of population health.
How the EHR can help you ID, manage patients with prediabetes
Optimizing the electronic health record can help physicians and care teams identify and manage patients with prediabetes, Find out how.
This N.Y. “startup” clinic tackles health's social determinants
Physician says custom tech and integrated care can address the nonmedical factors that account for a significant proportion of patient outcomes.
Future physicians should seek training to enhance access to rural care
The AMA encourages medical students and residents to seek training opportunities in public and population health to increase access to care in rural areas.
AMA announces updated tool to locate underserved patient care areas
Latest version of geospatial mapping tool could be used to assist reporters or researchers hoping to understand trends and gaps in patient access to care
Payment & Delivery Models
Moving the U.S. health care system to a value-based approach
David Nash, MD, founding dean of the Jefferson College of Population Health in Philadelphia, looks at why health care needs to shift to a value-based approach.